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Qalibaf Elected as New Speaker of Iran's Parliament

Qalibaf Elected as New Speaker of Iran’s Parliament

Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, a former mayor of Tehran and President Hassan Rouhani's main rival in the 2017 presidential elections, was elected as new Speaker of Iran Parliament.
French FM’s Comments on Adelkhah to Further Complicate Her Case: Iran

French FM’s Comments on Adelkhah to Further Complicate Her Case: Iran

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman has reacted to meddlesome remarks made by French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian about Iranian prisoner Fariba Adelkhah.
Iranian Diplomat, UN Envoy Discuss Syria Developments

Iranian Diplomat, UN Envoy Discuss Syria Developments

The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen has discussed the latest developments in Syria with Ali-Asghar Khaji, a senior assistant to Iranian foreign minister in special political affairs.
Iran Confirms over 2,000 New Cases of COVID-19 Infection

Iran Confirms over 2,000 New Cases of COVID-19 Infection

Iran’s Health Ministry spokesman has confirmed 2,080 new cases of infection with the novel coronavirus, raising the total number of cases to 141,591.
Another Mild Quake Strikes Iranian Capital

Another Mild Quake Strikes Iranian Capital

An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale hit an area near the Iranian capital of Tehran on Wednesday, a few weeks after the city was jolted by a number of mild quakes.
Iran’s Parliament Symbol of Islamic Democracy: Rouhani

Iran’s Parliament Symbol of Islamic Democracy: Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani says Iran’s parliament is a symbol of Islamic and religious democracy in the country.
A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on May 30

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on May 27

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, and picked headlines from 12 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Rice Transplantation in Mazandaran 6

Iran in Photos: Rice Transplantation in Mazandaran

Each year when spring rolls around, rice farmers in Mazandaran province, northern Iran, start preparing the paddy fields for transplantation.
New Iranian Parliament Opens with Leader’s Message

New Iranian Parliament Opens with Leader’s Message

Iran’s newly-elected lawmakers have held the first session of the Parliament on Wednesday with a message from Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.
Villagers in Southern Iran to Get Potable Water after Years of Protest 6

Villagers in Southern Iran to Get Potable Water after Years of Protest

Villagers in the southern Iranian province of Khuzestan province will finally be supplied with drinking water after years of protest, which turned violent in recent days.